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SubjectRe: HPT366 + SMP = slight corruption in 2.3.99 - 2.4.0-11
On Mon, 4 Dec 2000, Richard Torkar wrote:
> Dan Hollis wrote:
> > On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, Gerard Sharp wrote:
> > > Gnea wrote:
> > > > > [1.] One line summary of the problem:
> > > > > Intermittent corruption of 4 bytes in SMP kernels using HPT366
> > > > [snip]
> > > > Have you tried updating the bios on the bp6? This solved a LOT of
> > > > problems for me, and afaik, ru is the latest...
> > > RU seems the latest. Flashed bios as per your nicely detailed
> > > instructions.
> > > No improvement in condition, alas.
> > HPT366 on BP6 is just broken. Corruption and lockups happen under
> > microsoft-windoze as well.
> Not my experience Dan.
> I've used my BP6 + HPT366 for a while now and I haven't had on lockup.
> No corruption either.
> I guess I'm lucky *grin*

Your 1 success out of maybe 500-1000 peoples failures. Not exactly a great
average for this motherboard. BP6 is notorious for instability, HPT366 on
it is about 50% of the problems.

-Dan

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